This Saturday Feb 22, 2020: A winter celebration of traditional roots music and dance

Posted February 20, 2020

Irish Jam led by Maureen Conway Reich at 2019 fest - Arai Photography

Irish Jam led by Maureen Conway Reich at 2019 fest – Arai Photography

Join us at the fifth annual Lake Erie Folk Fest.

  • Daytime performances, jams, music workshops, dances, family activities, open mic. FREE 1-6pm.
  • Evening concert 7:30pm (admission) featuring Carolina Blue, Luca Mundaca, Harmonia, and Distinguished Gentlemen of Spoken Word.

Presale ticket discount for Saturday evening concert ends Friday midnight. $15 advance, $20 at the door. Purchase tickets here.

Carolina Blue from Brevard, N.C. headlines the 2020 Lake Erie Folk Fest.

Saturday free events 1-6 p.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 22 the Lake Erie Folk Fest gets into full swing with a day bursting with workshops, concerts, jams, family activities, open mic, community sing, dances and more starting at 1 p.m. (doors open at noon). You’ll find more than 30 events to attend, all for FREE! Check out our schedule and plan your day.

All of the Lake Erie Folk Fest events are held at Shore Cultural Centre, 291 E 222nd St, Euclid, OH 44123.

Left: Swing Dance class at the 2019 Fest, Arai Photography
Right: Ohio Bluegrass with Paul Kovac & Drew Bonnis


Saturday evening concert 7:30 p.m. (admission)

Evening Concert: Finally, after the daytime events and a short dinner break (dine at our in-house Culinary Bistro or Euclid’s many fine restaurants), settle in for an evening concert in the Shore Cultural Centre’s historic 800-seat auditorium. The concert features:

Carolina Blue  – Bluegrass from North Carolina

Luca Mundaca – Brazilian Singer Songwriter

Harmonia – Music of Eastern Europe

Distinguished Gentlemen of Spoken Word – Performance Poetry

Admission $15 online thru Fri. Feb. 21, $20 day of show) Tickets here.


We’re so-o-o excited for the music community to gather for this wonderful celebration of traditional music and dance. If you’re excited about it as well, send this flyer to your friends, share our Facebook page, and check our website for updates.

And if you’re REALLY excited about the festival, consider volunteering! Anyone who fulfills a two-hour volunteer shift gets a FREE pass to the evening concert. You can access the volunteer signup sheet here.

Visit LakeErieFolkFest.com for more in-depth information on performers, workshops, dances, jams and childrens’ activities.

We look forward to seeing you at the 5th Annual Lake Erie Folk Fest!

Sincerely,

The Lake Erie Folk Fest Committee

9th Annual Blue Sky Sponsors
Ohio Arts Council Remarkable Lake County Village Blacksmith, Inc. Eileen M. Burkhart An Anonymous Donor Advised Fund

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